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Dermoscopy of early stage ALM (a,b) and melanocytic nevi (c,d). (a) Irregular diffuse pigmentation, (b) parallel ridge pattern, (c) parallel...

Figure 7: A 10-mm diameter amelanotic plantar acral lentiginous melanoma…

Acral lentiginous melanoma: A brown, irregularly-shaped macular lesion of the unexposed skin that undergoes progression to nodular melanoma. It is found in patients older than 60 years, is more common in Africans and Asians, and occurs on areas of the body lacking hair, such as the soles, palms, fingers, subungual and periungual areas, and muscosal surfaces. #dermatology #beintheknow #skin *Information thanks to AAD


John Libbey Eurotext - European Journal of Dermatology - Amelanotic acral lentiginous melanoma mimicking diabetic ulcer: An entity difficult to diagnose and treat

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33 Last Photos of Famous People in History Before Their Death

Bob Marley before his death at the age of 36. The cause of his death was malignant acral lentiginous melanoma, metastatic melanoma, which spread to his lungs and brain.


Bob Marley was seen as an influential figure by many all around the world. Through his music, he promoted love, happiness, and togetherness, all things that do not fit into the Illuminati's agenda. Many believe that Marley was injected with a rare form of cancer by people who wanted to silence him. He died on May 11, 1981.

Acral lentiginous melanomas occurring on non–sun-exposed sites (eg, nails, palms, and soles) (shown) comprise a disproportionate number of melanomas in Asian, Hispanic, and black individuals.[1] Acral lentiginous melanoma in situ is a diagnostic challenge; therefore, combination clinical-histopathologic-dermoscopic evaluation is essential for accurate diagnosis and early detection.[5] It is typically treated with surgical excision, but the ideal surgical margin remains a topic of debate